Ideas | May 22, 2014 | 53:58

Sense and Social Anthropology

With a slight nod to Jane Austen who wonderfully articulated the emotional impact of cultural presumptions, journalist and anthropologist Maureen Matthews explores the anthropology of sensory perception.

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